The Central Park Five

1 CNN Newsroom – The wrongful conviction of the ‘Central Park Five’


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1 dec. 2012

 
Filmmaker Sarah Burns on the five teenagers who were wrongly convicted of rape and attempted murder in the 1990s.
 
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2 Ken Burns On His ‘Central Park Five’ Documentary, Racism And New York Authorities

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19 okt. 2012

 
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns tells George about his new documentary ‘The Central Park Five’. The film tells the story of the “Central Park Jogger”, a woman who was found raped and assaulted in Central Park in 1989, and five young men who were arrested for the crime. Their convictions were vacated in 2002. The five men have filed a civil suit against the city of New York for $250 million, which still hasn’t been heard 10 years later. Authorities are demanding that Burns turn over footage, interviews and outtakes, but he refuses. This conversation took place before he was subpoenaed. George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight airs Weeknights at 7 pm on CBC Television

3 Korey Wise – Adopted Alumni Award

15 mrt. 2019

4 YUSEF SALAAM THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE – Roosevelt NY

8 dec. 2013

he Central Park jogger case involved the assault and rape of a female jogger in New York City’s Central Park, on April 19, 1989. Five juvenile males—Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam and Kharey Wise—were illegally tried and falsely convicted for the crime and served their sentences fully. The convictions were vacated in 2002 when Matias Reyes, a convicted rapist and murderer serving a life sentence for other crimes, confessed to committing the crime alone and DNA evidence confirmed his involvement in the rape.
 
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5 Central Park Five and the impact on American law

6 jun. 2019

The new Netflix series “When They See Us” is reigniting debate over how police treated the Central Park Five during the investigation into the brutal attack on a female jogger in 1989. Attorney Paul Martin joined CBSN to explain what he thought of the original case and why the system is still rigged against black and brown teens.
 
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6 Sarah Burns: “The Central Park Five” | Talks at Google

5 dec. 2012

Co-directed, written and produced by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon. The film is being featured tonight on Colbert Report, so tune in to get a sneak peek of the film!
 
In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of brutally beating and raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park. New York Mayor Ed Koch called it the “crime of the century” and it remains to date one of the biggest media stories of our time. The five each spent between 6 and 13 years in prison before a shocking confession from a serial rapist and DNA evidence proved their innocence. Set against a backdrop of a decaying city beset by violence and racial tension, THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE tells the story of how five lives were upended by the rush to judgment by police, a sensationalist media and a devastating miscarriage of justice.
 
Join author and filmmaker Sarah Burns for a sneak preview and discussion of her film The Central Park Five & her book on the same subject. We’ll have a short preview of parts of the film & Q&A with Sarah.
 

7 Yusef Salaam Speaks Out on the Central Park Jogger Case

 

15 jan. 2013

Yusef Salaam, one of the “Central Park Five,” describes what it was like to be convicted for a brutal crime he didn’t commit, and the documentary “The Central Park Five.” See the story and lesson that accompany this video at http://www.ycteenmag.org/issues/NYC23…
 
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8 Central Park Five – Korey Wise (Full Coerced Video Confession)

15 jun. 2019

Watch our full interview with Central Park 5’s Yusef and Raymond here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7NSM…
 
The Central Park Five has become a revived topic of discussion with the miniseries ‘When They See Us’ retelling the story of how the justice system took advantage of five young men of color. The boys were convicted of committing a rape that they didn’t do and were sentenced to prison based primarily on forced “confessions.”
 
In this video, Korey Wise offers his confession to the Assistant D.A. Elizabeth Lederer.

9 Health: Central Park Jogger Still Running

21 apr. 2009

After 20 years, the Central Park Jogger is still running. Related article: http://tinyurl.com/ck8669

10 The Central Park Five: A cautionary tale of injustice

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26 apr. 2013

Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise — www.timestalks.com. The panel engages in a conversation about the issues raised by “The Central Park Five,” the award-winning documentary about the horrific crime that occurred in Central Park in 1989, the rush to judgment and the lives of those wrongly convicted.

11 ‘Central Park Five’ Film Should Prompt Confessions: Burns

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9 apr. 2013

April 9 (Bloomberg) — Ken Burns, co-founder of Florentine Films, discusses his new film “Central Park Five” and what he hopes to achieve by telling the story. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
 
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12 The Central Park Five: Film Screening & Discussion with Ken Burns

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17 apr. 2013

On March 12 at Harvard Law School, award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns and his co-producers, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, joined Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree and two Central Park Five members for a film screening and panel discussion of his new documentary “The Central Park Five,” which tells the story of five Black and Latino teenagers who were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The event was co-sponsored by Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice, the Prison Studies Project and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research.

13 ‘When They See Us’ Cast Talks Loyalty, Innocence and Truth | VIBE

1 jun. 2019

Michael K. Williams, Niecy Nash and Marsha Stephanie Blake play the parents of Korey Wise and Antron McCray in ‘When They See Us.’ Watch as they discuss how parents with limited resources can easily make the same mistakes their characters did.

14 What Meeting The Real Central Park Five Was Like For The “When They See Us” Actors Portraying Them

21 mei 2019

The “When They See Us” castmembers Jharrel Jerome, Ethan Herisse, Caleel Harris, Marquis Rodriguez and Asante Blackk call the Central Park Five some of the strongest and most positive men they know and share their experiences meeting them.
 
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15 Central Park Five exoneree not expecting apology from Trump

13 feb. 2018

 
Two of the Central Park Five, Raymond Santana and Yusuf Salaam, say President Donald Trump is being hypocritical over calls for due process in the wake of abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter.
 
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16 Ken Burns on controversial doc, “The Central Park Five”

12 nov. 2012

Filmmaker Ken Burns speaks to John Miller and the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts about his controversial new documentary, “The Central Park Five,” and how he’s responding to NYC’s subpoena of the film’s footage.
 
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17 Struggle by ‘Central Park 5’ ends in $40 million settlement

21 jun. 2014

New York City will pay $40 million to five black and Latino men who 25 years ago were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a woman in Central Park. Their conviction was vacated in 2002, but it took until now to close the book on the decade-long civil rights lawsuit. Jeffrey Brown talks to Craig Steven Wilder of Massachusetts Institute of Technology for more on the legacy of the infamous crime.

18 Despite settlement, Central Park 5 describe indelible scar’

28 jun. 2014

New York City’s Comptroller approved a $40 million settlement with five men who were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a Central Park jogger in 1989. Three of the convicted men reflect on their ordeal with Michelle Miller.

19 “Central Park Five” – Wrongful Conviction: Defendant Speaks-Out

2 jul. 2014

Richard French Live’s Dominic Carter continues his talk with Raymond Santana, one of the “Central Park Five” about his experience in the justice system.

20 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 3| ABC News

25 mei 2019

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Police interrogations continue as Central Park victim hospitalized: Part 3 Some of the teens held said they didn’t understand what was happening, but believed they could go home if they blamed others police said were involved. Police denied any coercion in their confessions.
 
READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2HB0qde Looking back at the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case that led to 5 teens being convicted, later exonerated
 
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21 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 5| ABC News

25 mei 2019

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Central Park jogger rape case causes frenzy in media, New York: Part 5 The news that five black and Latino teens had been accused of being involved in the rape and assault of a white woman created a heightened sense of fear and thirst for vengeance in New York City.
 
READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2HB0qde Looking back at the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case that led to 5 teens being convicted, later exonerated
 
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22 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 2 | ABC News

25 mei 2019

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Teens are arrested for allegedly harassing people in Central Park: Part 2 On April 19, 1989, police responded to 911 calls of black and Latino teenagers harassing park goers. As police began their investigation, a white woman was found beaten and barely alive.
 
READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2HB0qde Looking back at the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case that led to 5 teens being convicted, later exonerated
 

23 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 1 | ABC News

25 mei 2019

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Racial, economic divide in ‘80s New York preceded Central Park case: Part 1 At the time, the city brewed with tension as parts of the city were being ravaged by crime and drugs, specifically crack, while Wall Street boomed with wealth.
 
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24 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 6 | ABC News

11 jun. 2019

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE 0F 20/20: https://bit.ly/2JFnauM
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A juror struggles with one teen’s ‘contradictory’ confession Juror Victoria Bryers said she didn’t believe Korey Wise had raped Trisha Meili but went along with the other jurors, and the jury convicted the teen of assault and sexual abuse.
 
READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2HB0qde Looking back at the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case that led to 5 teens being convicted, later exonerated

25 One Night in Central Park l 20/20 l PART 7 | ABC News

11 jun. 2019

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE 0F 20/20: https://bit.ly/2JFnauM
ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2WvUlCU
 
A juror struggles with one teen’s ‘contradictory’ confession Juror Victoria Bryers said she didn’t believe Korey Wise had raped Trisha Meili but went along with the other jurors, and the jury convicted the teen of assault and sexual abuse.
 
READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2HB0qde Looking back at the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case that led to 5 teens being convicted, later exonerated

26 Ava DuVernay: Trump’s rhetoric responsible for 1994 crime bill

4 jun. 2019

 
Ava DuVernay, creator of the Netflix series “When They See Us” on the Central Park Five, spoke to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour about how Trump’s rhetoric over the case was directly responsible for the atmosphere that made the 1994 crime bill possible to pass. #CNN #News

27 “They Are Not the Central Park 5”: Ava DuVernay’s Series Restores Humanity of Wrongly Convicted Boys

7 jun. 2019

We spend the hour with Ava DuVernay, whose damning new four-part television series “When They See Us” tells the story of five teenagers of color from Harlem—four African-American and one Latino—who were wrongfully accused and convicted of raping and nearly killing a white woman out for a jog in New York City’s Central Park. The night that would come to define the boys’ lives was April 19, 1989, more than 30 years ago. In the sensational trial that followed, they became known as the “Central Park Five.” Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana served between six and seven years, and Korey Wise, the only teenager tried as an adult, served more than 13 years. In agonizing detail, “When They See Us” exposes the inner workings of a criminal justice system designed to fail people of color, laying bare the decades of trauma triggered by the boys’ wrongful convictions. It also looks unsparingly at those responsible for the miscarriage of justice, including Linda Fairstein, the head of the Sex Crimes Unit at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, who spearheaded the case, played by Felicity Huffman. Since the series premiered, Fairstein has been forced to resign from several boards, including Safe Horizon, the Joyful Heart Foundation and her alma mater, Vassar College. Glamour magazine, which named Fairstein Woman of the Year in 1993, issued a statement saying, “Unequivocally, Glamour would not bestow this honor on her today.” Ava DuVernay says that her series reveals that “the system’s not broken; the system was built this way.”

28 The Innocence Project presents Raymond Santana

 

1 apr. 2013

Raymond Santana of the Central Park Five tells his side of the story

29 Three of the Central Park Five discuss the documentary

 

22 mei 2014

Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, and Yusef Salaam discuss their experience with Ken Burns and the making of the documentary “The Central Park Five,” a continuation of the exoneration of five innocent men.

30 Yusef Salaam & Korey Wise Speak On Life After ‘Central Park Five’, Injustice Systems + More

31 Central Park 5 Interview

16 jun. 2019

 
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32 Cuomo on Central Park 5: Trump is clinging to a proven injustice

19 jun. 2019

 
CNN’s Chris Cuomo discusses President Trump once again declining to apologize when asked about his actions following the Central Park Five incident, insisting that some of the prosecutors believe the lawsuit was mishandled. #CNN #News

33 Yusef Salaam: How to reform the US criminal justice system

Poet and activist Yusef Salaam on the chance of real change in the US criminal justice system.

HARDtalk 28 september 2020

Yusef Salaam was just 16 when he and four other black and Latino teenagers were wrongly convicted of the rape and assault of a woman jogging in New York’s Central Park. Even before their trial the then property tycoon Donald Trump took out newspaper ads calling for the death penalty. The five served out their sentences before being exonerated when another man admitted to the crime.

Yusef Salaam says their case is the story of the criminal system of injustice in America.

But as anti-racism protests continue, and fears of worse unrest to come, is the chance of real change even more remote than in the America of his youth?

34 Officer disputes Netflix portrayal of Central Park Five case

15 jun. 2019

 
The Netflix limited series “When They See Us” tells the story of five teen boys of color who were wrongfully convicted in 1990 of raping and leaving a white female jogger for dead in New York City’s Central Park. CNN’s Michael Smerconish talks with a former NYPD officer who made arrests

35 The Central Park Five: A cautionary tale of injustice

12 mei 2019

Wrongly convicted as teenagers for a crime that shocked New York City, the five men who came to be known as the “Central Park Five,” who were exonerated by a jailhouse confession and DNA tests, are the subjects of a new Netflix miniseries. Correspondent Maurice DuBois talks with Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise and Kevin Richardson, and with Ava DuVernay, director of “When They See Us.”

36 Miscarriages of Justice ~ (1)Central Park 5 Case ~ Bad Confession (youth) Part 1 of (3)

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Central Park 5 case concerns 5 youths that were running wild around central park assaulting persons.They were arrested and soon after a woman Trisha Miley was found raped and badly beaten and unconcious. They were interrogated and 4 out of 5 of them confessed to raping the woman.
Subsequently a serial rapist and murderer Matiais Reyes operating in that area was caught and he admitted to raping that woman. It appeared the teenagers were innnocent. Post DNA…Why did they confess to a crime they didn’t commit. Disturbing and uncannily accurate confessions; and who is to blame?
Did the police hold and interrogate them long enough to deceive and trick them into confessing.
Were they merely parrots to police interrogators?

Information about miscarriages of justice:

A miscarriage of justice primarily is the conviction and punishment of a person for a crime they did not commit. The term travesty of justice is sometimes used for a gross, deliberate miscarriage of justice. Miscarriage of justice” is sometimes synonymous with wrongful conviction, referring to a conviction reached in an unfair or disputed trial.

Causes of miscarriages of justice include:

Plea bargains that offer incentives for the innocent to plead guilty
Confirmation bias on the part of investigators
Withholding or destruction of evidence by police or prosecution
fabrication of evidence or outright perjury by police (see testilying), or prosecution witnesses (e.g. Dr Charles Smith)
Biased editing of evidence
Prejudice towards the class of people to which the defendant belongs
Poor identification by witnesses and/or victims
Overestimation/underestimation of the evidential value of expert testimony
Contaminated evidence
Faulty forensic tests
false confessions due to police pressure or psychological weakness
Misdirection of a jury by a judge during trial
perjured evidence by the real guilty party or their accomplices (frameup)
Perjured evidence by supposed victim or their accomplices
Conspiracy between court of appeal judges and prosecutors to uphold conviction of innocent

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37 Miscarriages of Justice ~ (2)Central Park 5 Case ~ Bad Confession (youth) Part 2 of (3)

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Central Park 5 case concerns 5 youths from New York. The youths were running wild around central park assaulting persons. They were arrested, and soon after their arrest a woman (Trisha Miley) was found on a path in Central Park, she was unconscious, badly beaten, and suffered a sexual assault. The youths were interrogated, and 4 out of 5 of the youths confessed to raping the woman.

Subsequently what transpired was a confession from a serial rapist, and murderer Matiais Reyes who was operating in the area and who after being caught admitted to raping that woman in central park. It appeared the teenagers were innocent Post DNA…

Why did they confess to a crime they didn’t commit? Disturbing and uncannily accurate confessions; and who is to blame?
Did the police hold and interrogate them long enough to deceive and trick them into confessing.
Were they merely parrots to police interrogators?

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38 Miscarriages of justice ~ (3)Central Park 5 Case ~ Bad Confession (youth) Part 3 of (3)

21 aug. 2010



Central Park 5 case concerns 5 youths that were running wild around central park assaulting persons.They were arrested and soon after a woman Trisha Miley was found raped and badly beaten and unconcious. They were interrogated and 4 out of 5 of them confessed to raping the woman.
Subsequently a serial rapist and murderer Matiais Reyes operating in that area was caught and he admitted to raping that woman. It appeared the teenagers were innnocent. Post DNA…Why did they confess to a crime they didn’t commit. Disturbing and uncannily accurate confessions; and who is to blame?
Did the police hold and interrogate them long enough to deceive and trick them into confessing.
Were they merely parrots to police interrogators?

 

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39 Top 10 Things When They See Us Got Factually Right & Wrong

 

19 jun. 2020

You may be surprised by the things that “When They See Us Got Right and Wrong.” For this list, we’ll be looking at aspects of this Netflix limited series that are true to the real-life Central Park Five case, as well as a few creative liberties that were taken. Our countdown includes Korey Wise had a transgender sister, Matias Reyes confessed, Donald Trump’s ad, and more! MsMojo ranks the things that “When They See Us” got right and wrong. Were you shocked watching this miniseries? Let us know in the comments!
 
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40 Central Park Five debate reignited by ‘When They See Us,’ Ava Duvernay’s Netflix series l Nightline

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12 jun. 2019

Linda Fairstein strongly disputed her portrayal in “When They See Us,” a dramatic retelling of five teens convicted in 1990 of raping and beating a woman. Their convictions were later vacated. READ MORE FROM NIGHTLINE: https://abcnews.go.com/Nightline
 
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41 The Central Park Five: A cautionary tale of injustice

 

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Wrongly convicted as teenagers for a crime that shocked New York City, the five men who came to be known as the “Central Park Five,” who were exonerated by a jailhouse confession and DNA tests, are the subjects of a new Netflix miniseries. Correspondent Maurice DuBois talks with Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise and Kevin Richardson, and with Ava DuVernay, director of “When They See Us.”

42 Central Park Five prosecutor under fire again after Netflix series

 

5 jun. 2019

A former prosecutor at the center of New York’s notorious Central Park Five rape case faces strong backlash, after the release of a hard-hitting Netflix series. Linda Fairstein stepped down from the boards of a college and a non-profit charity. She was the top Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five teenagers were wrongfully convicted following the 1989 attack on a female jogger. Michelle Miller reports.

43 Yusef Salaam of the Central Park Five Talks With Michael Shure On The Young Turks

17 jan. 2017

Michael Shure of The Young Turks interviews Yusef Salaam. He came to the nation’s attention at 15 years old as a member of the Central Park Five, the group of teenage boys of color who were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for the rape and beating of a woman in New York City and then exonerated years later when the real rapist confessed. In 2014, the Central Park Five received a multi-million dollar settlement from the city of New York for this grievous injustice. Today Salaam is an activist on issues of mass incarceration, police brutality and misconduct, and the disparities in America’s criminal justice system.
 
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44 An Evening with the Central Park Five: Looking Back to Look Forward

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45 The Exonerated Five Are Honored For Their Truth & Resilience | BET Awards 2019

24 jun. 2019

Regina Hall honors Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam & Raymond Santana of the Exonerated Five.

46 Ken Burns | The Central Park Five Discussion (Part 1)

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21 mei 2013

 
The Central Park Five: Film Screening & Discussion March 12, 2013 at Harvard Law School
 
Derrick Washington, Sr
INNOCENT!!! Glad you all are moving forward in life. Keeping you in prayer.
James Watts
It’s funny how everyone thought that they were guilty now everyone wants to jump on the bang wagon and be on they side
gayle mc
Thank you Ken Burns, you never disappoint.
Joy Mosley
Preach Bro. Ken!!!!
bethelhem berhe
What is ur base for saying they were at the park to commit crime! Have u heard about ” beyond reasonable doubt”. That is how the justice system suppose to work. In this case the kids were convicted with a bunch of “reasonable doubt” not to mention how the cops integrated them. Agin just because u want them to be criminals does not mean they are. The fact the u dismissed the true criminal is something disturbing. As a woman myself I can’t even image the horror the poor woman went through and she should get justice. The real criminal should have been punished but because of the biased and careless job of the police she was robbed of that. At the end I would like to remind u that never did people come out and say ” let’s see if we can get a bunch of rapist out of prison for the hack of it” unless they are innocent sadly more innocent people are sent to prison. God bless I hope u watch the documentary it is well done.
Chris Cox
Sooo, all those other people in the park that night just beat themselves up?
Kingfillins
They literally said thats what they were doing there. They are the ones that called it “Wilding”. In the doco one even smiles as he recalls how he watch a man getting beaten up that night.

47 Ken Burns | The Central Park Five Discussion (Part 2)

21 mei 2013

 
DOCUMENTARY PRODUCED, WRITTEN, AND DIRECTED BY KEN BURNS || DAVID McMAHON || SARAH BURNS

 

Joy Mosley
It’s the grace of God. God’s hand was on them even in those tough times. For the person to come forward who actually committed the crime, is a miracle.
S. Boone
When children are arrested/apprehended, adults/parents should immediately be contacted n present even when questioning children.
Magelia Perez
I was about 9 yrs old when this happened and I remember the convos of them being set-up was like wild fire !!!! And the part that disgusted and hurt me the most was all these people know that these boys are innocent yet noone could do anything to help them !!!! I’ve been paranoid since them and stayed on top of kids when I had my kids especially in their early teen years but still remind them now!!!!
Blk Queen
This issues is way bigger than the mayor. We need to go all the way up ( in my Remy Ma voice).
Jamie Velarde
This movie changed my heart n mind so much! I’ve never been prejudiced against anyone in my life! Ive always told my Mother i could’ve never lived through segregation ever, because i would’ve been jailed or worse helping someone one being treated so wrong. I feel like i hate & i don’t hate, i don’t like certain things or people, but i feel like i hate a certain type of person now.For all 5 of these men to come home alive is a true BLESSING, JESUS. Im so happy there all doing good & here to tell there TRUTH! I Pray for peace, joy, & everything good to always come into there lives, Amen. Please sign the petition against Fairstein & all the others that falsely accused these 5 men, and i want to see them all prosecuted!
Leonard English
I would like to think that the wisdom or God or the over seer uses inocent people as platforms to go thru experiences in life good or bad to come back to correct a society that’s corrupt in a system & the good prevails, in the View of like dying on the cross to bring back compassion & love in our world we live in
SooMin Kim
Ken burns you done messed up. All for your daughter.
April
I am a mother of two sons, we were all born and raised in Chicago. When this travesty happened to these men, I was 26 years old. The talk amongst us “Black” people in Chicago was that we were clear that they were being set up! My sons are 25 and 23, currently. It has become so dangerous in the city of Chicago for “Black” males especially, so we finally had to flee. Although we are not quite sure where there is safety, we knew it was no longer there for our family. As the policing becomes more aggressive, anxiety and other illness are also becoming more aggressive among us, including, hopelessness. But isn’t that the Plan? Our only way out is God and each other, ourselves. I watched this movie-documentary expecting to be angered but what I experienced profoundly exceeded anger. There were moments of eye bulging shock! I screamed and screamed to God, I boo-who cried, I had to watch in increments in order to maintain self-control!! The only thing that kept me from going into depression is that I am choosing to be motivated by these overwhelming emotions to do something, create something to pay it forward, to help us, to be a part of our monumental need to help each other help ourselves. God and us is our way out of condemnation.
Shayne Sim
Hello I have learned just recently about the Central park 5 Love those guys I’m living in Australia. There was a case here were a young woman was brutally attacked crawled onto a strangers doorstep rang the doorbell and died. The police finally got the guy to court years later he had confessed to his friends about what he’d done. He was guilty they definitely got the right guy. In fact he was in prison for doing the exact same thing to another women but she survived. The jury were not allowed to know anything about this had no idea he was coming to court from prison everyday. He is sitting there dressed like a choir boy. He has a competent ambitious defence lawyer who wants to win the legal game.. Even though she knows he is truly guilty. She’s good she wins because the purpose of a jury is to decide who’s got the best lawyer. The police are devastated not quite as devastated as a murdered girls father. Because of this young lady lawyers legal prowess and skill the guy goes on to murder more innocent people once he gets out of prison. As a lawyer how would you feel you won but because of that people died. In the Central park 5 case you have a prosecutor who may well know that the children’s lives she is attempting to destroy are innocent but she pushes that aside because Justice doesn’t matter winning matters and that’s what has to change. It can’t just be about career ambition and ego what’s right and justice must be above all those things. Fix it…. Please
oystermatatoato
Omg Henry Louis Gates Jr.! Hi!
Gevian Dargan
“It’s just a bunch of Black kids.”
Sandy Beaches
ESPECIALLY SKIP!!!

48 SourceTV: Raymond Santana On Being Exonerated Of Charges & Lawsuit Against New York City

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49 Web Exclusive: Attorney for three of the “Central P…


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27 jun. 2014

 
Anderson Cooper welcomed Jonathan Moore, the attorney for three of the “Central Park Five,” for an exclusive interview.
 
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50 Members of Central Park Five Speak at Fashion Institute of Technology


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2 mrt. 2017

Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson and Yusef Salaam speak at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Hosted by FIT Professor Bernard Dillard.

51 The Most UNjust System, The Justice System | Cassandra Owei | TEDxYouth@AISCT

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3 sep. 2019

There is a system in place to ensure the fair treatment and justice for all citizens. We call it the Justice System, but is it really just? Growing up, it was my dream to become a lawyer in the United States, as I was a firm believer in fair treatment and an equitable world. As I grew older, I realized that law in the United States isn’t exactly evenhanded. This shouldn’t be the case. The Justice System and the laws that govern it are in serious need of reform.
Cassandra Owei is a Nigerian student at the American International School of Cape Town. Although Nigerian, she was born in Germany and brought up in South Africa. This global perspective has brought her in touch with many different cultures. Cassandra’s belief that all people should have basic rights and be treated equally led her to co-found the charitable company Caps For Care, a social enterprise that aims to help children in need. For her work with her company, she has been awarded the AISA Service and Leadership Award. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

52 The Central Park 5 talk about their struggle for redemption!


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Gepubliceerd op 6 feb. 2013

 
A really interesting chat with the Central Park 5! The documentary is available on most cable systems now!

53 Central Park 5 on Real Rapist Confessing After They Served 7 Years in Prison

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Gepubliceerd op 8 jun. 2017

Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam, two members of the Central Park Five, who were wrongfully convicted of raping a jogger in the late 1980s, spoke with VladTV about their time in prison and later being found innocent.

Both Raymond and Yusef revealed they spent close to seven years in jail before Matias Reyes came forward and admitted to raping the woman. Reyes also confessed to several other heinous crimes, and his DNA was a match in the Central Park Five case.

Hit the above clip to hear more of what Raymond and Yusef had to say, including winning a case against New York for wrongful conviction and what it felt like to be found innocent.

54 Ava DuVernay on Telling the Story of the Central Park Five in When They See Us

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29 mei 2019


When They See Us series creator Ava DuVernay joined moderator Kent Jones for a discussion following a Film at Lincoln Center Patron Evening screening.

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

The four-part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem: Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

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55 The Central Park Five Q&A Part I at DOC NYC 2012

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Thom Powers conducts a Q&A with Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon and the men that were once falsely accused as the Central Park Five following the NYC premiere of the film at DOC NYC 2012. Part one of two.

56 The Central Park Five Q&A Part 2 at DOC NYC 2012

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19 nov. 2012

 
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Thom Powers conducts a Q&A with Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon and the men that were once falsely accused as the Central Park Five following the NYC premiere of the film at DOC NYC 2012. Part 2 of 2.

57 Central Park 5’s Raymond & Yusef Tell the True Story of ‘When They See Us’ (Full Interview)

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9 jun. 2019

In this VladTV full interview, two of the ‘Central Park 5’ (Raymond Santana & Yusef Salaam) laid out the details of their troubling situation from their perspectives. The two men (who were only kids at the time of the incident) spoke on a woman accusing them and three other young boys of raping her in Central Park along with other things. They also spoke on the police coercing false statements along with planting evidence. Watch the full interview above.

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